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Collette Tours Selects Mykonos and Santorini to Host 2019 Sales Meeting

The Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini in 2019 will host the annual sales meeting of Collete Tours, one of the largest and oldest tour operators in the United States.

‘Navagio’ on Zakynthos Named World’s Top Beach for 2018

Zakynthos' Navagio beach ranks first on the “World’s Top 50 Beaches” list for 2018, which was released by travel website FlightNetwork.

Santorini Mayor Calls for Closer Cooperation on Crucial Issues

A brighter, healthier future for Santorini depends on ensuring closer cooperation, tighter regulations and upgraded infrastructure, according to the island's mayor Nikos Zorzos.

Turkish Airlines, Argo Travel Promote Greece to US, Asian Tourism Pros

Turkish Airlines recently transferred 22 top tour operators from the US and Asia to Greece, as part of a fam trip organized by Argo Travel Group.

Santo Maris Oia Raises Environmental Awareness of Santorini Students

Santo Maris Oia successfully completed the first year of an innovative environmental program, which aimed to raise awareness among high school students on Santorini.

Greek Tourism Success Story ‘Troubles’ German Press

Germany’s daily business paper Handelsblatt appears to be wondering whether Greece’s unprecedented success in tourism will continue into the new year.

Marriott Greece ‘Runs for Youth’ in Athens

The Marriott Greece & Cyprus Business Council recently held the first “Run for Youth” event in Athens, aiming to raise funds for the SOS Children's Villages Greece.

Santorini’s Carpe Diem Boutique Resort Crowned as Best in Europe and World

The Carpe Diem resort on Santorini has been named “Best Relaxation Retreat” in Europe and the World at the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2018.

Santorini’s Athina Luxury Suites Wins Two International Prestigious Awards

The Athina Luxury Suites boutique hotel on Santorini has received two prestigious accolades for its stunning views and luxury services.

Santorini’s Caldera Yachting Wins ‘Best in Luxury’ Award at WTM London 2018

Caldera Yachting received the silver award in the “Best in Luxury” category at the 2018 International Travel and Tourism Awards, which was held at WTM London.

Santo Maris Oia: ‘Best Resort Spa’ in Greece and Europe

Santorini's "Santo Maris Oia" was honored at 4th World Spa Awards as the “Best Resort Spa” in both Greece and Europe.

Celestyal Cruises Says Goodbye to 2018 with Authentic Greek Music Onboard the ‘Olympia’

Celestyal Cruises will hold two unique cruises before the end of 2018 and offer authentic Greek entertainment onboard its “Olympia” ship.

Thira Mayor: Santorini is a 365-day Tourism Destination

Santorini, one of the world's most popular tourism destinations, is expected to wrap up 2018 with over 2 million visitors, up from some 1.7 million in 2017.

Sales Seminars for Greek Hoteliers – Next Stop: Santorini

Five key players in the Greek tourism sector will give tips to hoteliers on increasing revenue, during the third Sales Seminar to take place on October 26 on Santorini.

Athens Hosts Discussion on Airbnb Phenomenon in Europe

Ways to regulate the home sharing market and deal with the issue of overtourism in European cities were discussed between the mayors of Athens, Santorini and Florence.

Aria Hotels Adds New Property to Crete Portfolio

“The Island Concept” is the name of the new luxury boutique hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, that Aria Hotels is adding to its portfolio.

Crete to Host 20th FEG European Tourist Guides Meeting

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, during November 20-25, will hold the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting in Heraklion on Crete.

Santorini’s Prehistoric Therasia Settlement Produces New Finds

The prehistoric settlement of Therasia, the second largest volcanic island off Santorini, has produced new archaeological finds, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Caldera Yachting Renews Sponsorship for Thira Women’s Volleyball Team

Caldera Yachting has once again been announced as the Gold Sponsor of the women’s volleyball team of Santorini’s Thira Athletic Federation.

Santorini’s Akrotiri Site Produces New Archaeological Finds

The Minoan Bronze Age site of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini has produced new marble and clay finds including a 3,600-year-old marble figurine of a woman.